Meghan Markle’s geriatric pregnancy represents the new normal

Meghan Markle apparently had no trouble getting pregnant at age 37. Fertility experts warn against the notion that women can delay childbearing without suffering consequences.

Poconos peak leaf peeping weeks late

The big cool down could mean peak fall foliage this weekend in the Poconos and Lehigh Gorge areas.

Poconos peak leaf peeping weeks late

The big cool down could mean peak fall foliage this weekend in the Poconos and Lehigh Gorge areas.

Medical mystery: The case of John Quincy Adams’ odd quivering

His hand shook slightly when he wrote, similar to the tremors of his father — who called it "quiveration" — and cousin, Samuel Adams.

Medical mystery: The case of John Quincy Adams’ odd quivering

His hand shook slightly when he wrote, similar to the tremors of his father — who called it "quiveration" — and cousin, Samuel Adams.

Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens people in Pa., N.J., and 27 other states

Federal health investigators have not been able to narrow down the source of the problem chicken.

Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens people in Pa., N.J., and 27 other states

Federal health investigators have not been able to narrow down the source of the problem chicken.
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After disaster declaration, Philly outlines goals for opioid-plagued Kensington

The city's new plan for the neighborhood includes immediate goals to be completed by Nov. 16; short-term goals to be accomplished by Dec. 31; and longer-term goals that should be completed by June.

ACA premium rates down in Pa., but some people may owe more

Premium rates for health insurance plans sold through the Affordable Care Act marketplace are going down in 2019, but Philadelphia-area residents who bought plans with a tax subsidy last year may be in store for sticker shock when they receive their renewal notices.

Why 'self soothing' strategies for babies may prevent childhood obesity

At Hershey Medical Center, 279 first-time moms volunteered to participate in a Penn State study that examined strategies to soothe fussy infants as a way to prevent obesity.

Only 18 percent of these Pennsylvanians tested for the breast cancer gene knew they had it

Among the volunteers who had died prior to the completion of the study, almost half had developed a BRCA-associated cancer.

How to connect with your teen during the college application process

Here are tips to be helpful without being overbearing as your teen navigates the college application process.

PCOS is a leading cause of infertility in women, yet many people, including doctors, haven't heard of it

Why does PCOS matter? It has a serious health consequences for an estimated 14 million women.

Penn physicists win $3 million Breakthrough Prize

Charles Kane and Eugene Mele had no idea they were under consideration for the award.

First lady Melania Trump visits Philadelphia to highlight opioid-exposed newborns

First Lady Melania Trump promotes her "Be Best" campaign by kicking off a conference focused on babies born dependent on their mothers' addictive drugs.

With anonymous donation of $130k, British 4-year-old will travel to Philadelphia for T-cell therapy

After receiving more than $130,000 from an anonymous donor, a 4-year-old boy is set to travel from England to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for treatment of a rare form of leukemia.

Drugmakers may have to disclose prices of medicine in television ads

Drug manufacturers would need to disclose in ads the list price of a 30-day supply of any drug that is covered through Medicare and Medicaid and costs more than $35 a month.
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